Tag Archive for 'Gabrielle Bell'

Comic Arts Brooklyn

Visit us at Comic Arts Brooklyn on November 7th (Table U8). We’ll have new books from Caitlin SkaalrudSam Alden and Simon Moreton + recent minis from Laura Park, Kevin Huizenga and Derek Van Gieson!

Hanging out at our table will be an all star cast of Gabrielle Bell, Sophie Yanow, Jon Lewis, James Romberger, Kevin Huizenga and Derek Van Gieson!!!

Check out the festival’s website for further info. See you there! Table U8!

Gabrielle Bell in Best American Comics 2015!

We are very excited to announce that an excerpt from Gabrielle Bell’s Truth Is Fragmentary is featured in The Best American Comics 2015Truth Is Fragmentary is a collection of funny, honest, and introspective autobiographical comics that has been praised in Publisher’s Weekly, the Atlantic Wire, and the New Yorker. We are proud to see Gabrielle’s work honored as some of the year’s best!

Several of our other authors were also recognized by The Best American Comics.  Sam Alden’s It Never Happened Again, Caitlin Skaalrud’s Houses of the Holy, and Sophie Yanow’s War of Streets and Houses were notable mentions.

All of these titles are available through the Uncivilized Books store. Check them out!

Gabrielle Bell featured by Paris Review

For it’s new video series “My First Time,” The Paris Review asks Gabrielle Bell about her early days as a cartoonist and publishing her first mini comics, which is incredibly exciting to see.

New to Gabrielle’s work? Order The Voyeurs or Truth is Fragmentary through our website.

Truth is Fragmentary, An Iranian Metamorphosis finalists for Cartoonist Studio Prize

Uncivilized Books is excited to announce Gabrielle Bell and Mana Neyestani’s nominations for Truth is Fragmentary and An Iranian Metamorphosis as finalists for the Cartoonist Studio Prize, presented by The Slate Book Review and the Center for Cartoon Studies.

The full list of finalists is published here. Congratulations to Gabrielle, Mana and all the other nominees!

Truth is Fragmentary reviewed at For Books’ Sake

Alexis Somerville offers a positive review of Gabrielle Bell’s Truth is Fragmentary at For Books’ Sake.

Bell’s artistic style is perfect for this type of diaristic comic – simple but lively line drawings which communicate the atmosphere of the situations … Truth is Fragmentary is a funny, thought-provoking and exquisitely observed book.

Read the full review here. Order Truth is Fragmentary from our website.

Sean T. Collins reviews Gabrielle Bell’s July Diary 2014

Over at The Comics Journal, Sean T. Collins took the time to write up a nice piece on Gabrielle Bell’s latest July Diary installment. It’s a fresh take, considering sequencing and setting’s role in Gabrielle’s overall play on anxiety.

At first glance, Gabrielle Bell’s six-panel daily diary comics don’t have a lot in common with the Mines of Moria sequence in Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings . Or at any number of subsequent glances, I suppose. But the more Bell I read, the more I think they share a primary strength: a sense of space, of environment.

Read the full review here. Order Gabrielle’s latest, Truth is Fragmentary, which collects previous editions of her July Diary series.

Gabrielle Bell rounds out July 2014

Hopefully you’ve followed Gabrielle Bell’s great series of July diary comics this year. She decided to post her entries throughout the month of August, and this week marks the end. If you haven’t followed along, no problem. You can easily visit her website and quickly take the plunge.

For the moment, we’ll link to Friday’s entry, July 21st.

Also, order Gabrielle’s latest book Truth is Fragmentary. If you like these latest snippets, you may as well know the whole story.

Gabrielle Bell draws herself for BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed asked 23 female cartoonists to draw their bodies, and Gabrielle Bell was one of them. She contributes a short strip about swimming naked in a river, done up in her classic diary comic style. Others included are Vanessa Davis, Hope Larson and Roberta Gregory.

You can check out the full list here. Order Gabrielle’s latest, Truth is Fragmentary, from our website.

This is Not a Café: Gabrielle Bell’s July Diary (in August)

Are you reading Gabrielle Bell’s July Diary (in August) right now? You should be! She’s really knocking it out of the park! It’s not often we get new daily comics from Gabrielle, so go to it! Start here, and keep reading!

We’re extending our Gabrielle Bell set deal until the end of the month, so if you need to catch up on her recent books, now is the time! If you don’t have a copy of her brand new book, Truth is Fragmentary, get it here.

New Art Show with Gabrielle Bell and others

An impressive array of talent including Gabrielle Bell are part of an art show in Beacon, New York, (about a ten minute walk from the Metro North train station). Many of the artists will be be present, including Ariel Schrag, who will be reading from her acclaimed debut novel Adam, and Matt Thurber, who will be performing one of his famous scroll readings. Wish we could be there!